Category Archives: History

A – Dancing reported by Police

Back to main page Next page ► ABBOTT, John Two escaped prisoners dancing Ann Sneid, alias Puckeridge, was charged with harbouring two men, named George Wright and John Abbott, two prisoners of the Crown illegally at large in her house. … Continue reading

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Q-R – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► QUIGLEY, Catherine First set of quadrilles and waltz, 1833 Sydney FRIDAY.— Catherine Quigley, who wished to array her pretty person upon all occasions ‘a la Paris’, was charged with being … Continue reading

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P – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► PAMINGTON, John Practising the last set of quadrilles with great vivacity MONDAY —John McMahon, John Dixon, John Oldfield, and John Pamington, were charged with having been taken up in Kent-street, … Continue reading

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O – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► O’BRIEN, Mr Dancing a hornpipe on her person 1832 Sydney Wilkinson versus O’Brien.- Misther O’Brien, an importation of extraordinary dimensions, from ” the land of paraties,” made his appearance, much … Continue reading

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M-N – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► M’CORMACK, Catherine Tripping it on the light fantastic toe, 1833 Sydney Catherine M’ Cormack, a vestal of the new school, was brought up by her master, Mr Ralph Hindmarsh, charged … Continue reading

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I-J – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► IRISH dancing master Convicted 1829 Sydney An Irish dancing-master, carrying on his profession in Kent-street, was, on Thursday last, sent to the tread-mill for ten days for getting drunk, and … Continue reading

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U-Z – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page VAUGHAN, Emily Sailors Hornpipe and Quadrilles, 1834 Sydney Miss Emily Vaughan, and Miss Julietta Thompson, (two small packages of goods, part of an investment received per Layton,) were charged with kicking up a … Continue reading

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T – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► THOMAS, Isabella Tripped off to the stocks… as though leading down a country dance. Isabella Thomas, a dashing looking commodity, with a cat skin Boa encircling the column of alabaster … Continue reading

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H – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► HACKETT, Thomas Glee singing and dancing round a constable Thomas Coust, Thomas Hackett, and Willam Biggs, a trio of the most amiable description, were charged with glee singing in George-street. … Continue reading

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G – Dancing reported by Police

◄ Previous page Back to main page Next page ► GAOL breakers tripping it on the light fantastic toe 1828 Sydney Next day it happened that the nimble pair … were trapped whilst carousing and tripping it “on the light … Continue reading

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